Take Me Home

Album: Pentatonix (2015)

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  • PTX vocal percussionist Kevin Olusola describes "Take Me Home" as a Boyz II Men-meets-Toto song: "I was thinking, oh how do you write a song that kind of combines both of what they do?" He brought the idea to Kirsten Maldonado, the group's soprano, and with the help of singer-songwriter Audra Mae. "We just wanted it to be five-part harmony, really simple; just an easy melody that people could understand," he explains.
  • In the album's track-by-track commentary, Maldonado explains the song's meaning: "In the first verse, it's talking about the people individually, how they work together, and then it's... how we belong together and our heartbeats are what are special, as opposed to just like mine or yours. And so, I don't know what we were talking about; we were just like tearing up just thinking about it and we were like this could apply to so many things like if someone's sick or someone's gone and [you're] not with them, and we were just like: 'Oh, my goodness, this is going to be special.'"

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